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Helping Jobseekers find work

Helping Jobseekers Find Work

The REALISE program has now been successfully delivered at all Workskills offices. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and it great to see this course making such a difference. We are starting to see this pay off with a number of jobseekers now being offered work or trials. Helping jobseekers identify what employers want and being…

Helping the Community

Workskills helping the community

Workskills has been involved at a Governance level in Community Blitz for the past 5 years, and involved since its inception. Workskills saw Community Blitz as a great opportunity for our jobseekers to be involved in work, skills and activities within their own community. For many jobseekers Community Blitz has not only given them the…

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How employable are you?

The REALISE program is a program unique to Workskills that has been developed in house to address the needs of both employers and jobseekers. The focus of this course is helping job seekers identify all the great employability skills they already have and how to let employers know what these are. These skills are often…

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Workskills Helps the Homeless!

Workskills Tasmania has donated $10,000 to help the homeless through the Salvation Army’s Street 2 Program this winter. Using the money donated, Workskills staff and Salvation Army staff went on a shopping spree at Anaconda, Cambridge and put together a selection of items to make up “Homelessness Kits”. The kits included swags, sleeping bags and warm, weather…

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Congratulations Rebecca

A Jobseeker by the name of Rebecca was signed up to a Work for the Dole project called Community Blitz. Initially, Rebecca was reluctant to participate in the the project but understood it was a requirement for 6 months. During the course of Rebecca’s Work for the Dole activity her confidence increased, she was…

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Right Person, Right Job, Right Fit

Steve* had been out of the active workforce for approximately 8 years. In recent times, he had engaged in voluntary work with a local non-for-profit organisation. Tasks included providing customer service and undertaking basic administrative duties. Through this activity, Steve began to actively engage to ensure that his responsibilities remained adhered to. A paid employment…

Workskills Work for the Dole Success Story

Opportunities created at Work for the Dole

Matthew, a Workskills Jobseeker, has been attending Workskills “Work for the Dole” (WfD) Activity “Creating & Learning Skills Activity with Railtrack Riders” in Maydena. Prior to this activity, Matthew had no experience in welding, but after receiving some instructions from the WfD Supervisor Geoff, Matthew has shown great potential. Matthew has now designed and created…

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Well done Boys!!!

It was a proud week for the Bridgewater team with a group of our young clients successfully completing a Cert II Construction at the Bridgewater Trade Training Centre. “The Boys” have persevered over the last 3 months, showing great determination to complete the course, conquering the challenges along the way – even the Trigonometry test!!…

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Workskills Earns 5 Star Rating!

Workskills is a jobactive provider. All jobactive providers are assessed at specific points in time and the end of March saw the first milestone period performance measures being released by the Department of Employment. It is with a great deal of pride that we announce Workskills has earnt a 5 Star rating, the highest rating possible!!…

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Workskills “hit the books”

This week has seen the Senior Management Team and our Quality Teams “hit the books” with a training session conducted by Global Mark. This training is an important part of our next step of gaining ISO accreditation. ISO is an internationally recognised Quality Standard that will see Workskills have improved systems to more effectively meet…

Workskills website launch

Workskills new website launch

After two months of hard work and dedication, we are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors with an easier way to learn about Workskill’s services and allow them to source information quickly. The new website gives better access to information for both Job…

Changing Peoples Lives

Changing Peoples Lives

This week saw the unemployment rate rise in Tasmania by .1%, but Workskills are truly focused on getting this back down. We continue to to “change peoples lives” with some excellent examples of people getting into work this week. After 6 years of looking for work, Adam our Employment Services Officer, recommended James* to commence…